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Juneteenth Books for Kids

You weren't born knowing everything. People had to tell you what you needed to know, and that's how you learn. You can guess sometimes, or figure other things out on your own but mostly, you've been told and then you ...

"Grief is Love: Living with Loss" by Marisa Renee Lee c.2022, HarperLegacy

It happened so fast. One minute, your loved one was talking, laughing, alive – and the next minute they were gone, as if a thick line were drawn somewhere between life and not-life. Even if you had time to prepare, ...

Free Comic Book Day Returns on May 7!

Bedrock City Comic Co., a chain of six comic book and pop culture stores in the greater Houston area, will be hosting FREE COMIC BOOK DAY. Six of their locations (Galleria, Spring, Clear Lake, Heights, Sugar Land, Katy) will welcome ...

Meet Lia Park in her Korean Mythological Adventure by Austin author

Dive into the world of Korean mythology with debut author and fellow Texan, Jenna Yoon, in her new middle grade fantasy series, LIA PARK AND THE MISSING JEWEL (On Sale 5/3/22). Perfect for AAPI Month, this is a fun and ...

Boss Babes Who Pray Shuts Down Houston #Recap

The 2022 “Boss Babes Who Pray” Conference (A two day event for Christian business women and executives; held in 3 cities, two continents and two countries) kicked off March 15th 2022, in Houston, Texas.

"The First, The Few, The Only: How Women of Color Can Redefine Power in Corporate America" by Deepa Purushothaman

There's no one like you. For most of your life, you've been told how unique you are, how wonderful, how important, all true. You're one of a kind, singular, you're like no one else on Earth. And in the new ...

In April 2022 Scribner Will Reissue for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf by Ntozake Shange With New Introductions By Jesmyn Ward

Scribner is delighted to announce the April 2022 reissue of the award-winning play for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf by Ntozake Shange, in celebration of its upcoming Broadway revival helmed by Tony-nominated choreographer and ...

Houston Author J. Elle Releases Highly Anticipated Winter Read Ashes of Gold

The forthcoming finale to her New York Times-bestselling YA "Wings of Ebony" duology, Ashes of Gold was released on January 11, 2022.

Book Review: "Out of Office: The Big Problem and Bigger Promise of Working from Home" by Charlie Warzel and Anne Helen Petersen

At least the commute is better. That's what you tell yourself every morning: 15 steps from bed to office is better than 15 miles. You've been working from home now for nearly two years and you're waffling: will it be ...

Houston Author J. Elle set to release highly anticipated winter read ASHES OF GOLD on January 2022

The forthcoming finale to her New York Times-bestselling YA "Wings of Ebony" duology, ASHES OF GOLD releases January 11, 2022.

"She Raised Her Voice! 50 Black Women Who Sang Their Way into Music History" by Jordannah Elizabeth, illustrated by Briana Dengoue

Tap, tap, tap, tap. That's often the start of some good music. The sound of sticks hitting cymbals. The pat of a hand on a stomach or thigh, just keeping the beat. It's what your toes do when you're about ...

“Quit Playin”

True story. When I was 30 years old, all I wanted to be was a six-figure “Nicca.” I know the N-word bothers you, but “Que es lo que es!” (It is what it is!) And that’s exactly what I wanted ...

Children's Book Author Releases -- A Brown Girl Like Me: A Historical Journey Through HERStory

Educator and Author La Tanya Brooks’s inroduces A Brown Girl Like Me: A Journey Through HERstory. In this book, little Aubri Payton travels back in time and meets a beautiful fairy guide who whisks her off into a wondrous journey ...

Gone to Dallas Offers Unbridled Entertainment Fueled by Texas History

Join author Laurie Moore-Moore as she masterfully draws you into the world of 1850s Texas in Gone to Dallas: The Storekeeper 1856-1861, her richly entertaining tale of migration, betrayal, dreams and determination. Salted with historically accurate events and populated with ...

A Virtual Book Launch -- A Brown Girl Like Me: A Journey Through HERStory

Come join Author La Tanya Brooks as she presents fun activities for the entire family and Science teacher Mr. Awesome from Baker School will do some science-related activities with the participants.

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